Audio Description and British Sign Language

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Audio Description allows partially sighted audiences to experience theatre. It is a live verbal commentary providing information on the visual elements of a production as it unfolds.

British Sign Language gives Deaf and hard of hearing people access to experience theatre. An interpreter will stand in a clearly visible position on the screen and interpret the spoken and heard aspects of the play.

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  • Audio Description: Death of England

    Movie + 4 extras

    This is the audio described version of Death of England.

    After the death of his dad, Michael is powerless and angry.

    In a state of heartbreak, he confronts the difficult truths about his father’s legacy and the country that shaped him.

    At the funeral, unannounced and unprepared, Michael de...

  • Audio Description: Death of England: Delroy

    Movie + 1 extra

    This is the audio described version of Death of England: Delroy.

    Michael Balogun plays Delroy and delivers with 'firecracker energy’ (★★★★ Evening Standard) which explores a Black working-class man searching for truth and confronting his relationship with Great Britain.

    Written by Clint Dyer a...

  • Audio Description: Death of England: Face to Face

    Movie + 5 extras

    This is the audio described version of Death of England: Face to Face.

    January 2021. Britain is locked down, divided and facing some difficult truths. Old friends Michael and Delroy are dealing with issues much closer to home. Tensions are running high.

    During an explosive afternoon in Delroy...

  • Audio Description: Trouble in Mind

    Movie + 2 extras

    This is the audio described version of Trouble in Mind.

    In 1950s America, protests for racial equality erupt in the face of voter suppression.

    On Broadway, Wiletta Mayer, a talented black actress, begins rehearsals for a new play about racism – written and directed by two white men.

    When Wi...

  • Audio Description: Twelfth Night

    Movie + 4 extras

    This is the audio described version of Twelfth Night.

    Tamsin Greig is Malvolia in Shakespeare’s classic comedy of mistaken identity.

    A ship is wrecked on the rocks. Viola is washed ashore but her twin brother Sebastian is lost. Determined to survive on her own, she steps out to explore a new ...

  • Audio Description: Hedda Gabler

    Movie + 4 extras

    This is the audio described version of Hedda Gabler.

    Ruth Wilson plays Hedda and Rafe Spall is Brack in a modern production of Ibsen’s masterpiece.

    Just married. Bored already. Hedda longs to be free...

    Hedda and Tesman have just returned from their honeymoon and the relationship is already ...

  • British Sign Language: Peter Pan

    Movie + 9 extras

    This is the British Sign Language version of Peter Pan

    All children, except one, grow up...

    JM Barrie’s spellbindingly, classic tale Peter Pan takes flight.

    When Peter Pan, leader of the Lost Boys, loses his shadow, headstrong Wendy helps him to reattach it. In return, she is invited to Ne...

  • Audio Description: Peter Pan

    Movie + 4 extras

    This is the Audio Described version of Peter Pan.

    All children, except one, grow up...

    JM Barrie’s spellbindingly, classic tale Peter Pan takes flight.

    When Peter Pan, leader of the Lost Boys, loses his shadow, headstrong Wendy helps him to reattach it. In return, she is invited to Neverla...

  • Audio Description: A View From The Bridge

    Movie + 4 extras

    This is the audio described version of A View From The Bridge.

    In Brooklyn, Eddie Carbone welcomes his Sicilian cousins to the land of freedom. But when one of them falls for his beautiful niece, they discover that freedom comes at a price.

    Eddie’s jealous mistrust exposes a deep, unspeakabl...

  • Audio Description: Hansard

    Movie + 2 extras

    This is the audio described version of Hansard

    It’s 1988 and Tory politician Robin Hesketh has returned home to the idyllic Cotswold house he shares with his wife of 30 years Diana. But all is not as blissful as it seems. As the day draws on, what starts as gentle ribbing and the familiar rhythm...

  • Audio Description: Paradise

    Movie + 3 extras

    The all-female company, with Lesley Sharp as Philoctetes: once a celebrated wartime hero, now a wounded outcast on a desolate island.

    When a young soldier appears, his hope of escape comes with suspicion. And as an old enemy also emerges, he is faced with an even greater temptation, revenge. ...

  • Audio Description: Rockets and Blue Lights

    Movie + 3 extras

    This is the audio described version of Rockets and Blue Lights.

    On the set of a new film about Victorian artist JMW Turner, young actress Lou is haunted by an unresolved history. Meanwhile, in 1840 Londoners Lucy and Thomas try to come to terms with the meaning of freedom.

    Moving between Lon...

  • Audio Description: Romeo & Juliet

    Movie + 3 extras

    This is the audio described version of Romeo & Juliet.

    Romeo and Juliet risk everything to be together. In defiance of their feuding families, they chase a future of joy and passion as violence erupts around them.

    This new film brings to life the remarkable backstage spaces of the National T...

  • Audio Description: Top Girls

    Movie + 2 extras

    This is the audio description version of Top Girls.

    Now hiring: top girls wanted for prestigious positions. Must be self-motivated go-getters with an appetite for success. No timewasters.

    Marlene is the first woman to head the Top Girls employment agency. But she has no plans to stop there. W...

  • Audio Description: A Streetcar Named Desire

    Movie + 3 extras

    This is the audio described version of A Streetcar Named Desire.

    As Blanche’s fragile world crumbles, she turns to her sister Stella for solace – but her downward spiral brings her face to face with the brutal, unforgiving Stanley Kowalski.

    Tennessee Williams’ timeless masterpiece features Gill...

  • Audio Description: Under Milk Wood

    Movie + 4 extras

    This is the audio described version of Under Milk Wood.

    The retired sea captain yearning for his lost love. The landlady living in terror of her guests. A father who can no longer access his memories. A son in search of redemption.

    As they awake to boiled eggs and the postman, the residents of ...

  • Audio Description: All My Sons

    Movie + 4 extras

    This is the audio described version of All My Sons.

    America, 1947. Despite hard choices and even harder knocks, Joe and Kate Keller are a success story. They have built a home, raised two sons and established a thriving business.

    But nothing lasts forever, and long buried truths are forced to ...

  • Audio Description: Chewing Gum Dreams

    Movie + 4 extras

    This is the audio described version of Chewing Gum Dreams.

    Meet Tracey Gordon. Friendship, sex, UK garage, school, teachers, periods, emergency contraception, raves, tampons, white boys, God, money. Friendship.

    The more she learns about the world the less she understands. Michaela Coel plays ...

  • Audio Description: Medea

    Movie + 5 extras

    This is the audio described version of Medea

    Heartbroken and stricken with grief, Medea plans appalling revenge on her ex-husband, Jason, to destroy everything she holds dear.

    Helen McCrory plays the title role in Euripides’ powerful tragedy, in a new version by Ben Power, with music written b...

  • Consent: Audio Description

    Movie + 4 extras

    This is the Audio Described version of Consent

    Friends take opposing briefs in a rape case. The key witness is a woman whose life seems a world away from theirs. At home, their own lives begin to unravel as every version of the truth is challenged.

    Nina Raine’s funny, painful and challenging p...

  • The Deep Blue Sea: Audio Description

    Movie + 4 extras

    This is the Audio Described version of The Deep Blue Sea

    When Hester is found following a failed suicide attempt, the story of her tempestuous affair and marriage breakdown begins to emerge. With it comes a portrait of need, loneliness and long-repressed passion.

    Playing one of the greatest fe...

  • Julius Caesar: Audio Description

    Movie + 3 extras

    This is the Audio Described version of Julius Caesar

    Caesar returns in triumph to Rome and the people pour out of their homes to celebrate his victory. Alarmed by his popularity and growing power, a small group plot to bring him down. After his assassination, civil war erupts on the streets of t...

  • Cat on a Hot Tin Roof - Audio Description

    Movie + 4 extras

    This is the Audio Described version of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

    A Mississippi family gather at their country property to celebrate Big Daddy’s birthday. The scorching heat is almost as oppressive as the lies they tell each other. Brick and Maggie dance around the secrets and sexual tensions that th...

  • Angels in America Part One: Millennium Approaches - Audio Description

    Movie + 4 extras

    This is the Audio Described version of Angels In America Part One: Millennium Approaches.
    This is part one of the part two play.

    America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, six New Yorkers with interconnecting lives grapple with life and d...